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Let’s Talk – Lake Country Water Master Plan Refresh

Posted on Wednesday, May 04, 2022 02:04 PM

Water is used for drinking, washing, flushing, fire protection and irrigation. With nearly half of Lake Country being within the Agricultural Land Reserve, agriculture depends on reliable water supply for food production.

You might be surprised by the enormous infrastructure requirements to supply Lake Country with water. These include pumps, reservoirs, and piping in addition to a qualified team available all day, everyday to maintain and manage the water network.

The District of Lake Country is...

New Fire Chief announced for Lake Country

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2022 04:42 PM

Lake Country, BC – The District of Lake Country is pleased to announce that Darren Lee will be taking on the role of Fire Chief for the community effective May 30, 2022. Former Chief Steve Windsor retired on Friday, April 29, and Deputy Chief Brent Penner will perform the duties of Acting Chief until the end of May when Darren Lee joins Lake Country Fire Department. 

 

Darren Lee has extensive experience in emergency services with a progressive career in fire service in BC spanning over...

April 30 end for open burning permits

Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 09:23 PM

Open burning season in the Central Okanagan ends on Saturday, April 30.

 

Until then when conditions allow, all eligible property owners, farmers and other large lot owners with permits from their local fire jurisdiction may burn specific wood debris outdoors. As well, they must follow the BC Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation.

 

Property owners must use Best Burning Practices and call the toll-free Outdoor Burning Hotline:  1-855-262-2876 (BURN) before lighting any fire to ensure...

Regular Council Meeting Highlights - April 19, 2022

Posted on Friday, April 22, 2022 12:59 PM

Delegation:

BC Transit Chelsea Mossey, Senior Manager, Government Relations and Bronson Bullivant, Senior Transit Planner presented the Local Area Transit Plan to Council. 

Notice on Title:

Council approved placing a Notice on Title at 10390 Okanagan Centre Road East for not obtaining a building permit before constructing a carport. 

Notice on Title:

Council approved placing a Notice on Title at 11695 Middleton Road. The single-family home was constructed and has been occupied without a...

2022 Parcel Tax Review Panel Meets May 3

Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2022 03:24 PM

PUBLIC NOTICE:  2022 Parcel Tax Review Panel meets May 3

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 204 of the Community Charter, the District of Lake Country will be holding a Review Panel in regard to parcel tax assessment rolls.  Notices are being sent to registered owners of all properties being added to an assessment roll.

 

The 2022 Parcel Tax Review Panel will sit at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, May 3rd, in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Hall.  You may only make a complaint...